FuelMor offers an economic, browser-based software as a service solution with easy-to-use back office, routing and delivery capabilities for propane marketers of all sizes.
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (June 12, 2023) — UGI Corporation announced that Kathleen Shea Ballay was appointed general counsel and chief legal officer, effective June 12. Monica Gaudiosi has retired as UGI’s vice president, general counsel, and secretary, but will remain with the company until mid-July to assist with the transition.
OTTAWA (June 30, 2023) — Carbon tax projections show that low-emission propane will continue to be the best option for heating in Atlantic Canadians’ homes, says the Canadian Propane Association.
“Because propane, like natural gas, has much lower emissions than furnace oil, it is taxed less. As a result, the carbon tax on propane under the federal fuel charge on July 1 will be 7 cents a liter less than furnace oil. By 2030, the difference will be about 19 cents per liter,” said Shannon Watt, president and CEO of the Canadian Propane Association.
TOKYO (July 2, 2023) — The global dual fuel generator market size accounted for USD 592 million in 2022 and is projected to achieve a market size of USD 882 million by 2032 growing at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2023 to 2032.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 28, 2023) — The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of outdoor power equipment, small engines, battery power systems, portable generators, utility and personal transport vehicles, and golf cars, held its 70th Annual Meeting last week at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Nearly 150 attendees gathered for the event, where the association announced three new board members and named a new board chair.
TORONTO (June 29, 2023) — Superior Plus Corp. published its third Sustainability Report. The report outlines Superior’s established environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and includes insight into the company’s 2022 operations and future milestones. The Sustainability Report is available here.
WHIPPANY, N.J. (June 23, 2023) — Suburban Propane Partners L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, renewable natural gas, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, joined Kids to Love, a nonprofit 501c3 state-licensed organization serving hundreds of thousands of Alabama children living in foster care, by providing clothing, holiday gifts, scholarships and essential supplies.
Independence Propane, headquartered in Green Lane, Pennsylvania, has hired John Cepiel as director of sales.
Cepiel brings over 25 years of propane industry experience to the southeastern Pennsylvania company, which opened for business in 2012.
Space heating continued to be the top energy-consuming end use in United States homes in 2020, according to the "Residential Energy Consumption Survey" (RECS). Heating homes accounted for 42% of energy consumption in the residential sector. Space heating in U.S. households cost $519 on average. Energy consumption and expenditures varied across the country, depending on the climate and energy source used.
Canada's primary underground propane inventories increased by 10.49% in June, according to the Canada Energy Regulator. The total represented a month-to-month increase of 75.2 Mcm. Compared to a year earlier, stocks were lower, with 83.9 Mcm, or 9.58%, less product on hand.
During the latest mid-month period, prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas, decreased as we head into summer. The posted prices decreased 8.083 cents/gal, from May mid-month to June mid-month while the spot prices decreased 8 cents. Conway, Kan., postings ended with a 9.25-cent decrease and spots decreased 9.25 cents over the month.